CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sethomelissa hymenoptera Haeckel 1887

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Sethomelissa hymenoptera

Citation: Sethomelissa hymenoptera Haeckel 1887
Rank: species
Type locality: LM25
Type age (chronostrat): [presumably Quaternary though some forms reported from this station appear to be Tertiary]
Type repository: No information given
Described on page(s) : p.1238

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Current identification:

Original Description
Cephalis subspherical, thorny, with a bunch of three divergent, larger apical spines. Thorax pear-shaped, with three broad, triangular, latticed wings, the superior edge of which is a horizontal straight, and stout spine, nearly as long as the thorax. Pores irregular, roundish.

Size: Cephalis 0.03 diameter; thorax 0.11 long, 0.08 broad.

Editors' Notes
There was no illustration of this species in Haeckel (1887)
Sethomelissa here refers to Sethomelissa (the senior homonym) Haeckel, 1881a (non Haeckel, 1887a).[comment from RadWorld database]


Haeckel, E (1887). Report on the Radiolaria collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-1876. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger during the year 1873-1876, Zoology. 18: 1-1803. gs


Sethomelissa hymenoptera compiled by the radiolaria@mikrotax project team viewed: 7-3-2021

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